Nursing Team

Joel Elcoat RVN Cert VNES

Head Veterinary Nurse

Joel joined the Blue House team in November 2014, and has more than 15 years nursing experience. He has a Certificate in Exotic Species Nursing with his main area of interest in reptiles and husbandry. He became Head Nurse in 2016.

Outside of work he is an avid football fan and gamer when he is not busy with his family.


3 words to describe Joel: experienced, knowledgeable, legend


Joel with lizard 3

Lyndsey Kesic RVN

Veterinary Nurse

Lyndsey is a very experienced veterinary nurse. Having gained the A1 Assessor certificate and completed clinical coach training, Lyndsey enjoys student mentoring, along with theatre work and nurse clinics.

Outside of work she enjoys spinning classes at the gym and spending time with her family on caravan holidays and at theme parks. She has two cats - a hand reared kitten called Barry and a stray called Sybie. 

3 words to describe Lyndsey: calm, strong and nurturing

Jessamy Tickle RVN

Veterinary Nurse

Jess joined us in June 2019, having recently obtained her Registered Veterinary Nurse qualification. She especially enjoys anaesthesia, theatre work and inpatient care. 

Outside of work she enjoys pole fitness classes and going on family holidays to Devon where she goes surfing.

She has a Papillon dog called Phoebe and an African Pygmy Hedgehog called Tink. 

3 words to describe Jess: enthusiastic, diligent and caring

Kirsty Davis RVN

Veterinary Nurse

Kirsty joined the Blue House Team for a first job as a newly qualified RVN - starting just a few days after getting her results! She comes highly recommended by Lyndsey, who she used to work with. She has a family dalmation called Spud who she adores.

3 words to describe Kirsty: Very, very enthusiastic!

Rebecca McBride RVN 

Veterinary Nurse

Becky has joined Blue House just in time for Lockdown 2.0! We look forward to getting to know her, she is already fitting in to the team very well. 

3 words to describe Becky: ???!




Jackie Leigh

Nursing Assistant Student / Receptionist

Jackie joined as a reception team member in summer 2017. She has worked in veterinary practices before, mainly on the equine side. She loves talking to clients and also helps out with the many insurance claims we get each week. When she's not at work she's usually with her little boy Seth or her horse Missy.

For 2020 Jackie has decided to take the plunge and start her path to becoming a Veterinary Nurse! We know she will make an amazing nurse and she will be helping the team whilst she studies. 

3 words to describe Jackie: Polite, eager and bubbly